Northern Front (Russian Empire)
The Northern Front was a major unit
Front (Russian Empire)
Front was the term used by the Russian Empire during the First World War for the largest fighting formation. The term was also later used by the Red Army Front was the term used by the Russian Empire during the First World War for the largest fighting formation. The term was also later used by...

 of the Imperial Russian Army
Imperial Russian Army
The Imperial Russian Army was the land armed force of the Russian Empire, active from around 1721 to the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the early 1850s, the Russian army consisted of around 938,731 regular soldiers and 245,850 irregulars . Until the time of military reform of Dmitry Milyutin in...

 during the First World War.


  • 1st Army (April 1916 - July 1917, Sept. 1917 - early 1918)
  • 5th Army (August 1915 - early 1918)
  • 6th Army
    6th Army (Russian Empire)
    The Russian Sixth Army was a World War I Russian field army that fought on the Eastern theatre of war.- Commanders :* 01.09.1912—26.08.1914 — General of Infantry Благовещенский, Александр Александрович...

     (Aug 1915 - Dec. 1916)
  • 12th Army (August 1915 - early 1918)

Commanders of the Northern Front

  • 18.08.1915-06.12.1915 — General of Infantry Nikolai Ruzsky
    Nikolai Ruzsky
    Nikolai Vladimirovich Ruzsky , was a Russian general of World War I.Career=His military career prior to the outbreak of World War I in August 1914 took him to both the Russo-Turkish War and the Russo-Japanese War, where he was Chief of Staff to the Second Manchurian Army. In between he served as...

  • 06.12.1915-06.02.1916 — General of Infantry Pavel Plehve
    Pavel Plehve
    Pavel von Plehve , a German officer, served exclusively in the Russian Army during World War I.- Military career :After graduation from officers cavalry school Plehve served in uhlan regiment. In 1877 he graduated from the General Staff Academy...

  • 06.02.1916-22.07.1916 — General of Infantry Aleksey Kuropatkin
    Aleksey Kuropatkin
    Alexei Nikolayevich Kuropatkin was the Russian Imperial Minister of War who is often held responsible for major Russian drawbacks in the Russian-Japanese War, notably the Battle of Mukden and the Battle of Liaoyang.-Early years:Kuropatkin was born in 1848 in what is now Pskov, in the Russian...

  • 01.08.1916-25.04.1917 — General of Infantry Nikolai Ruzsky
  • 29.04.1917-01.06.1917 — General of Cavalry Abraham Dragomirov
  • 01.06.1917-29.08.1917 — General of Infantry Vladislav Klembovsky
  • 29.08.1917-09.09.1917 — Major-General Mikhail Bonch-Bruevich
    Mikhail Bonch-Bruevich
    Mikhail Dmitriyevich Bonch-Bruyevich was an Imperial Russian and Soviet military commander, Lieutenant General .From 1892-1895, Bonch-Bruyevich served as an officer with the Lithuanian Guards Regiment, posted at Warsaw.-First World War:...

  • 09.09.1917-14.11.1917 — General of Infantry Vladimir Andreevich Cheremis
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